ICD-10-CM Code K66.0
Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K66.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for K66.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
- Adhesions (of) diaphragm
- Adhesions (of) intestine
- Adhesions (of) male pelvis
- Adhesions (of) omentum
- Adhesions (of) stomach
- Adhesive bands
- Mesenteric adhesions
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Female pelvic adhesions [bands] - instead, use code N73.6
- Peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction - instead, use code K56.5
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K66.0 - Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K66.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code K66.0 and a single ICD9 code, 568.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.